Fall Flowers

Fall Flowers

Our yard needs a lot of work. My mom has been helping me beautify things around our property. Last week, we found some sweet little mums at Southern States and Anna helped pick them out and then plant them. We put the mums in our weed-filled flower bed on the front of...
Squeaky Clean

Squeaky Clean

We wanted to really clean the shed before getting too settled in and unpacked. I just wanted to knock off the cobwebs, you know? But my father suggested pressure washing it so we took him up on the offer of help. We washed all the surfaces we could reach with the...
Exploring the woods, spreading hay, and trimming trees

Exploring the woods, spreading hay, and trimming trees

Becca and I had a lot of fun exploring our woods today. We are still trying to get our suburbia minds around the size of our property, and so we didn’t wander too far in. We found lots of trash (thanks previous owners…), what looks like it might be a water...
Bathroom demolition, part 2

Bathroom demolition, part 2

I’ve been working on tearing apart our master bath. Today my father-in-law helped me tear out the walls. They were awful. The bathroom was sheetrocked. At some point it was renovated but instead of removing the sheetrock, they just layered cement board on top....
Bathroom demolition

Bathroom demolition

The bathrooms in our new house are pretty gross. Water damage, odors, mixed materials from renovations over the years… We decided to just rip nearly everything out and start fresh. We took out the toilets, sinks, vanities, some of the flooring, and some of the...